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Jeff Hall (#47296194)
 member for 7 years, 26 days
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Bio Photo "Freedom is not Free"

I am honored to create memorials for our WWII, Korean, and Vietnam war dead.

In May 2017 I completed a 4 year project creating virtual cemeteries for all American Ground Forces casualties during WWII (with the exception of the 9th Armored Division, no casualty roster seems to be in existence):

65 Infantry Divisions (65/65 completed)
16 Armored Divisions (15/16 completed)
4 Airborne Divisions (4/4 completed)
1 Cavalry Division (1/1 completed)
1 Mountain Division (1/1 completed)
6 Marine Divisions (6/6 completed)

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The Cost of Freedom:
American War and Military Operations
Casualties:

WW2 US Army Battle Deaths: 291,557
WW2 US Marine Corps Battle Deaths: 19,733
US Navy Battle Deaths: 36,950

Korean War US Army Battle Casualties: 29,856
Korean War US Marine Corps Battle Casualties: 4,509
Korean War US Navy Battle Casualties: 657
Korean War US Air Force Battle Casualties: 4,509

Vietnam War US Army Battle Casualties: 38,224
Vietnam War US Marine Corps Battle Casualties: 14,844
Vietnam War US Navy Battle Casualties: 2,566
Vietnam War US Air Force Battle Casualties: 2,586

https://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/natsec/RL32492.pdf

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Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz:
"They fought together as brothers in arms; they died together and now they sleep side by side...To them, we have a solemn obligation the obligation to ensure that their sacrifice will help make this a better and safer world in which to live."

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In 2013 I completed a five year project traveling to Hawaii annually from the mainland to photograph headstones for all of our WW2 dead at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific (Punchbowl) in Honolulu. I have added over 10,000 photos to memorials at the cemetery. Prior to 2008, few of the memorials had a headstone photo.
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00 0 34th Infantry Divisi... (3757)
00 10001 9/8/2015 (5886)
100th Infantry Division C... (776)
101st Airborne Division C... (2646)
102nd Infantry Division C... (942)
103rd Infantry Division C... (786)
104th Infantry Division C... (1247)
106th Infantry Division C... (377)
10th Armored Division Cas... (920)
10th Mountain Division Ca... (900)
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Messages left for Jeff Hall (1034)[Leave Message]
KDH
Thank you!
What an impressive undertaking to dedicate so much time and effort to our fallen soldiers! Thank you for the photo that you happened to include of my cousin's grave!
Added by KDH on Jun 21, 2017 5:01 PM
Joey Duckworth
Wilson Hilton USS Arizona Purple Heart
Mr. Hall,

You posted a picture of the Purple Heart medal awarded to Wilson Hilton who was killed aboard the USS Arizona on 12/7/41. Could you tell me where this medal is located? I am researching this sailor for a local town project. I hope to hear from you soon.

Joseph Duckworth
Added by Joey Duckworth on Jun 21, 2017 7:47 AM
Brent Stevens
WW I - Killed In Action in France
Jeff,

Where is the best place to search to find a grave of a KIA soldier in France in 1918. I have his service record #3765765 - Ben Hemple KIA 11/10/1918. I am looking for the cemetery where he is buried.

Thanks.

Brent
Added by Brent Stevens on Jun 20, 2017 9:41 AM
daniel fortier
RE: Thank you
You're Welcome
Added by daniel fortier on Jun 18, 2017 6:20 PM
Henny R
RE: Thank you
You're welcome.
Added by Henny R on Jun 18, 2017 1:29 PM
Deborah S
RE: Thank you
Thanks Jeff. I am finally getting to the Veteran's Section in Maplewood Cemetery in Wilson, NC. I will be adding lots more headstone photos and memorials for veterans.

Deborah
Added by Deborah S on Jun 17, 2017 7:30 PM
Gail
RE: Thank you
I started to grieve for him and his family when I saw he was killed in action during WWII.
Added by Gail on Jun 17, 2017 9:57 AM
Joan Cavanaugh
RE: Thank you
Glad you liked the photos. My pleasure to contribute to your veterans' graves photo project.
Added by Joan Cavanaugh on Jun 17, 2017 5:40 AM
M.Piper
RE: Thank you
You're welcome! This is my great great uncle.
Added by M.Piper on Jun 12, 2017 6:18 PM
JC
Re: Memorial Names
Thank you for your suggestion for entering the names on my memorials. I follow what findagrave says in the help section (First name of the deceased. Put the entire first name (if known), even if the grave marker is only an initial. Do not include titles or other prefixes in the First Name field.) (Nickname - A familiar name of the deceased, if known; the nickname is automatically placed in quotes. A nickname is different from the real name (first or middle).

JC
Added by JC on Jun 12, 2017 12:28 PM
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